Presents a set of three short dramatic, open - ended situations designed to provoke discussion in alcohol education programs. Includes 'The Party' in which a new boy wants to make friends and offers his house for a party while his parents are away, 'The Mother' in which an intoxicated mother picks up her daughter and takes her and a friend to a shopping mall, and 'The Ride' in which younger students are offered drinks by older friends and then invited to go for a ride. Part of a series on alcohol education.
Kids hanging outside deli (they have Philadelphia accents)
Teens passing beers to one another
Drinking outside deli, barber pole in back
Kids drinking beer against wall with Coca-Cola sign
CU table with beer bottles, ashtrays, junk
Kids dancing, drinking, wearing dadÕs hat
Kids break into liquor cabinet
CU kidÕs face who isnÕt into it
School bell rings, kids start to leave Eastern-style school (NY state Ð cars have NY plates)
Mother greets kids, asking for her Òbeautiful daughterÓ
Mother is drunk, asking daughter incoherent questions, telling her she is beautiful, not knowing where she is going. Making kids embarrassed and angry.
CU girl: ÒMom, will you drop it, please?Ó
Close call Ð Mom almost hits pedestrian
Mom sees boy who daughter likes and forces introduction on her Ð she is ashamed.
Mom calls over Mark, introduces herself, says ÒLook whoÕs hereÓ to daughter, who wonÕt look up and is sullen.
VS 70s- or 80s-style boys, maybe 10 or 11, playing baseball
Older (teenage boys) cousins, drinking, call over boys to join them. They have bottles in bags, New York accents
Hands beer over fence as a gift
Younger kids drink
Older kids smoking reefer (marijuana) too
Talking about concert where they passed out twice, had to be carried out
Telling puking stories from ÒFat JoeÕsÓ party
Older kids want to take younger kids to the quarry, one younger kid doesnÕt want to go
Older kids start gaybaiting younger kid who doesnÕt want to do
Danger Lurks Safety